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Chairside Live Episode 220: Avoiding Common Bite Registration Errors


In this episode of Chairside Live, Dr. Anamaria Muresan restores teeth #7–10 on a facial trauma patient, demonstrating how to eliminate common bite registration errors.

Case of the Week: Examining an Impression with a Missing Bite Registration

Case of the Week

An impression is missing a bite registration, making the impression more difficult to work with.

Chairside Live Episode 132: A Novel Approach to an Everyday Scenario


Time to give the dentist in this episode’s Case of the Week some major props! Find out which household item he used to take a great bite registration. It’s an anterior bridge case in conjunction with a CAD/CAM lower partial, and we’re looking at the benefits of a 3-D–printed partial.

Chairside Live Episode 129: Dealing with Kennedy Class I and II Situations


In this episode of Chairside Live, Dr. D reports live from the Hinman Dental Meeting! Watch as he introduces the rerun of Episode 10 that we’re playing in his absence. This highly requested episode’s Case of the Week discusses Kennedy Class I and II situations and how to take bites when you’ve lost all posterior support.

Chairside Live Episode 119: Exclusive Interview with Dr. Paul Homoly, CSP, Part 2


On this episode, Dr. DiTolla sits down with Dr. Paul Homoly, a dentist and certified speaking professional who teaches clinicians across the nation how to improve their patient communication skills. Tune in to find out better ways to discuss your diagnoses with patients for increased case acceptance. In this episode’s Case of the Week, Dr. DiTolla focuses on occlusal splints and demonstrates the proper techniques for taking impressions and bite registrations for these useful appliances.

Chairside Live Episode 57: The Case of the Missing Bite Registration


In this episode, discover a revolutionary product that could change anesthesia for good, hear about a man who pulled a plane with his teeth, and watch the Case of the Week, as Dr. D explores a case from the Implant department that is missing one important thing.

Bite Index for Edentulous Cases with Custom Abutments – Case of the Week: Episode 10

Volume 2, Issue 1

We’ve got an interesting Case of the Week for you. In the Implant department, we see a pretty common problem with Kennedy Class I and Class II situations where we have a bilateral edentulous space or a unilateral edentulous space, and we get a collapse of the bite. Our Implant department has come up with […]

Dr. DiTolla’s Clinical Tips – Leaf Gauge

Volume 9, Issue 1

The humble leaf gauge is one of the most cost-effective tools we have. I prefer the one from Great Lakes Orthodontics, which can be autoclaved without causing any damage. For a centric-relation bite, I use about one-third of the leaves, and place them behind the maxillary centrals and have the patient close. Have patients slide […]

Dr. DiTolla’s Clinical Tips – LuxaBite® Bite Registration Material

Volume 7, Issue 3

For me, the harder bite registration is, the better. I used to watch my dad use wax material for bites, and I was amazed how easily it could distort, especially once you threw it in a case pan with a couple of stone models. In dental school we used Aluwax™ (Aluwax Dental Products Company; Allendale, […]

Optimizing Occlusal Results for Crown & Bridge Prostheses

Volume 6, Issue 2

When preparing a single-unit crown or multiple-unit bridge, dentists inevitably follow a similar routine. The prepared teeth are impressed in a good-quality impression material, such as a polyether, or the most widely used impression material, an addition silicone vinyl polysiloxane (VPS),1 which accounts for 95 percent of the impressions sent to the dental laboratory.2 The […]

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